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of a union better pay and better benefits environment but who don't contribute to the union's survival at all. this only works if we're all in it together. and more than that, this law is going to starve unions of their funding. from a political perspective in this democracy that is their power. there are actually two separate pieces of legislation. first applies to private sector employees like autoworkers. second one is public sector employees like teachers. though, of course, it exempts firefighters and police officers which is a classic move that republicans use off ton pit unions against each other. this is the same trick that they probably learned i'm sure everybody knows from their colleagues in wisconsin. but even as protests continue, these bills are heading to governor rick schneider's desk. what's he going to do? back in february, he criticized the right-to-work laws in congressional testimony. he criticized them. >> my perspective is i made it clear it is not on my agenda. right to work is an issue that's a
nothing to remedy it. the damage we have done to our environment may be getting worse. carbon dioxide emissions were at a record high in 2011. and when the numbers in 2012 are totaled they're expected to be even worse. the efforts to cush these hammer unfortunately emissions are simply failing. the rhetoric coming out of the white house has been fine. the president obama even mentioned quote the destructive power of a warming planet in his acceptance speech last month but time for talk is over. now the is the time for action. here with me now to tell me if we should start preparing for the earth as we know it. joe rome. thank you for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >> we're very close or even maybe at a tipping point beyond which the capacity to pull back the impact of co2 pouring intoous atmosphere may well nigh impossible. >> no question it's getting--the impacts are getting more noticeable. we're seeing super storms we haven't seen before. hurricane sandy was the most destructive ever reported. it's the combination of the warmer ocean temperatures make the storms stronger,
a little bit of money but you have a world that's better to live in, the environment is better or the social structure is better, that counts toward the inheritance and they fully agree with that. >> responsible wealth says we should increase the estate tax that would take a significant amount of money obviously away, but raising the capital gains rate the dividend rate, that would take a significant amount of money out of your pocket, i imagine, since i imagine you have some investments in those categories. there's so many rich people who fight so hard. i get it, they say that's going to cost me tens of thousands hundreds of thousands, for some millions of dollars yet you're willing to do it. why? >> i always turn the question around. are we really interested in money or are we interested in a good life and happiness? if we're really interested in money, then yeah, fight for every last dime, but if you're interested in a good life for you and the people that you love and care about, for yourself, then money simply isn't the whole story. so a strong democracy the kind of place
make this whole environment safer for everyone. >> bill: you know what always gets me, if you -- politically it seems to me, this should not be a liberal republican, conservative or democratic issue. >> you're right. >> bill: but as a -- if you look as a conservative and your goal is to get rid of government programs, that cost a lot of money, waste a lot of money and accomplish nothing boy number one on the list would be the war on drugs wouldn't it? >> you want to get rid of $2.6 billion being spenter year. -- spent every year. this is one agency. remember, the d.e.a. was created for one purpose. richard nixon put them together for only one purpose. that is the war on drugs. so you know, i know that we need some of those employees from d.e.a. to manage the pharmaceutical industry. so you dissect that small portion. and you send them over to food and drug. and you get rid of the rest of the enforcement side of the d.e.a. there is a couple million -- billion right there. we can get rid of it tomorrow. >> bil
members who are coming in are -- were elected in a different environment with a different mandate, if you can call it a mandate. they were elected to get something done. >> stephanie: yep. >> the 84 or 85 or 86 who are leaving, good riddance! >> stephanie: nicely said, sir. all right, representative john yarmuth, thank you sir. >> i love him. [ applause ] >> stephanie: looky here, an unsolicited testimonial. dave in new hampshire is on to my scam. dear ms. miller, i stumbled on to your program six or seven years ago. it is crystal clear that something afoot. i don't mean your hammertoe. we record your tv show on current to watch after work. oh, thank you. you can watch it because it repeats right after so it is on -- what is it, 9:00 to noon eastern and noon to 3:00 again. >> six hours. >> holy crap. >> stephanie: we purchased a soda stream. er with adding a second rescue drug. met you, john and aisha in boston. appeared at your test mony. my wife and i are from chick wag ga. coincidence? i think no
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